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EXTRADITION NEWS

Australian PM suspends extradition treaty, extends visas for Hong Kong citizens

July 09, 2020 12:53 pm

Morrison said the new national security law introduced last week in Hong Kong was a fundamental change of circumstances and Australia would suspend the extradition agreement.

UK court played video of Nirav Modi's threats to 'dummy directors'

May 14, 2020 1:41 pm

Modi's defence team have claimed a paucity of evidence to prove dishonesty and also questioned the admissibility of some of the evidence.

China reacts guardedly as Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'is dead'

July 09, 2019 7:24 pm

The Chinese government has backed Lam's move on June 15 to suspend the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019 following violent protests by lakhs of people.

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite ex-official Qiao Jianjun

July 09, 2019 4:57 pm

China had asked Sweden to extradite Qiao, also known as Feng Li, on suspicion of breach of trust and fraud relating to the embezzlement of the equivalent of about 100 million Swedish crowns ($11 million).

VIDEO: Hong Kong protestors let ambulance cross, come in for praise

June 18, 2019 8:07 am

Many people praised the protestors for their actions and the video got everyone talking on social media. One Twitter user called it, ""A noble act by the entire mob...admirable" while another compared the scene with the parting of a red sea.

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down

June 16, 2019 9:08 am

The Hong Kong protests have been the largest in the city since crowds came out against the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations centred around Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.

New Zealand court stops man from being extradited to China

June 11, 2019 9:09 pm

The long-running case represents the first time China has attempted to extradite a suspect from New Zealand, and the Court of Appeal said the issues in the case were difficult.

Explained: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears

June 06, 2019 2:02 pm

Hong Kong residents, as well as foreign and Chinese nationals living or travelling through the global financial hub, would all be at risk if they are wanted on the mainland.

UK court remands fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi till June 27

May 30, 2019 4:33 pm

The judge also asked the Indian government to provide within 14 days the information on which prison he will be held in India.

MEA refuses to share details on extradition of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi

May 15, 2019 3:46 pm

Embattled liquor tycoon Mallya is out on bail in the UK. The former Kingfisher Airlines' boss is wanted in India to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs 9,000 crore. Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is also contesting extradition proceedings in London.

EXTRADITION PHOTOS

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests

June 17, 2019 9:50 am

Protesters formed a sea of black along roads, walkways and train stations across Hong Kong’s financial centre to vent their frustration and anger at the bill and the government’s handling of the resulting demonstrations.

Hundreds of thousands take to Hong Kong streets against China Extradition bill

June 10, 2019 10:33 am

Sunday’s outpouring was widely expected to raise the pressure on the administration of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her official backers in Beijing.